Category: Security

October Is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Can you believe it’s already October? We have to wait until the 31st to celebrate Halloween, but October 1st kicked off “National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM)”. National Cybersecurity Alliance, in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security, runs this annual campaign in an effort to “engage and educate public and private sector partners through events… Read more »

The Onion Approach to Security

As penetration testers, through the years, we have learned one indisputable fact: There is no such thing as a 100% secure network. Sure, we have encountered wide variances in the maturity level and effectiveness of information security programs of various organizations, but we have yet to encounter an organization that is impenetrable – not even… Read more »

2016 – A Year for Change

It is that time of the year again, when we force ourselves to stop for a moment and reflect on the events and technologies that we have encountered over the past year then adjust our service offerings to better meet the needs of our clients and the information security industry as a whole. In our… Read more »

2012 in Review and a Look Forward to 2013

So like many, it is that time of year to look back on the year’s events and reflect on things, while looking forward to the coming new year. What is interesting in our industry is the fact this is the time of year that everyone does their “Top 5,10,15, 20” events/gadgets/moments blogs/news articles about security… Read more »

Catch Me If You Can – Gaps in Log and Event Management Coverage

So I was approached by several friends in the managed services and security operations services fields, last year, with questions about discovering an attacker that is already inside a corporate network. Specifically, both had recently had clients go through internal penetration tests and only had limited success in identifying the hacking attempts. After talking with… Read more »

2023 Security Operations Threat Report